This Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form can be used to transfer ownership of a used motor vehicle from one person to another. It is your responsibility to check with the proper authorities in your state to determine if this Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form is legally adequate for your purpose. Legal requirements vary from city to city, county to county, and state to state.
The Michigan Motor Vehicle bill of sale Form normally includes the name and address of the person transferring the motor vehicle, the name and address of the buyer, the amount for which the vehicle is being sold, and a detailed description of the motor vehicle. In some cases the bill of sale is notarized, especially if required by law. When in doubt, have the form notarized.
To drive a used motor vehicle on Michigan roads, it must be properly titled and registered. A title is a legal document recording who owns certain property. Information about the car’s model, make, year and license plate is shown on the registration. New Michigan residents must title and register their vehicles without delay.
To register a used motor vehicle in the State of Michigan you will need the following:
- Title from previous owner signed over to you
- Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form
- Odometer Disclosure Statement may be needed
- Proof of insurance
- Valid form of identification
Make sure the seller of the motor vehicle gives you the title. Making changes on a title, such as crossing out a name, invalidates it. Copies are also not acceptable. The seller must complete the seller’s portion of the title assignment, including the odometer disclosure statement, and sign it.
Federal law requires that the seller disclose the mileage of a motor vehicle when being transferred to another person. Failure to disclose the actual mileage or misrepresenting the mileage may result in fines and/or imprisonment. Be sure the give the buyer a completed, accurate statement of the motor vehicle’s mileage.
This Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form is available in both Microsoft Word and PDF. PDF is by far the more popular format.
Click the link below to download the Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form in either Word or PDF. You will need Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, or an equivalent program to open and edit the document. You may also print the form as is and fill in the blanks by hand.
DOWNLOAD – Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form PDF
DOWNLOAD – Michigan Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form Microsoft Word
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